Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Write Veterans Committee, Send a letter today urging that Hal Chase be considered

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Hal Chase from Los Gatos to New York

1916 Batting Champion, Cincinnati Reds

Player and Manager, Nrew York Highlanders

One of the first stars of the Federal League

Babe Ruth characterized Chase as the finest first basemen ever

Holds the Record for Put Outs in a single game

Who Was Hal Chase

Hal Chase, from Baseball Reference.Com

Harold Homer Chase (Prince Hal)
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: February 13, 1883 in Los Gatos, CA
High School: Los Gatos (Los Gatos, CA)
School: Santa Clara University (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1905
Teams (by GP): Highlanders/Reds/WhiteSox/Blues/Giants/... 1905-1919

Final Game: September 25, 1919
Died: May 18, 1947 in Colusa, CA (Aged 64)
Buried: Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, CA
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